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3-DISC BLU-RAY SET – £34.99 – due 21st November 2016
4-DISC DVD SET – due 21st November 2016

Marking a new chapter in the history of one of the world’s greatest films, the… 992 more words

French Cinema

J’accuse (Pathé, 1919)

J’accuse (Pathé, 1919)
Directed by Abel Gance
Starring Romuald Joubé

This isn’t a review, but I know I haven’t posted much recently (for various reasons neither here nor there) so I thought I’d just comment on something exciting to me. 723 more words


I Am Belfast - "Community and society are inextricably linked in Belfast and this intimate connection is celebrated here..."

Mark Cousins, filmmaker, artist and writer, has leapt from the expansive, sprawling Gombrichian scale of The Story of Film to the personal and intimate I Am Belfast… 626 more words

Film Review

J'accuse (1938)

In 1919 French director Abel Gance released his anti-war epic ‘J’accuse’. Having fought in the early days of the conflict, before being declared medically unfit, he knew first-hand what it was like to have death picking at his seams. 945 more words

Os gatos e a pintura 13 - Fernand Léger - Les chats et la peinture 13

Fernand Léger, foi um pintor, criador de cartões de tapeçarias, de vitrais, decorador, ceramista, escultor, desenhador, ilustrador. Foi um dos primeiros a expor publicamente trabalhos de orientação cubista. 1,928 more words

Os Gatos E A Pintura - Les Chats Et La Peinture

Moving pictures 2016, #4

Yet more movies, some from the list, some not. I’m not entirely sure what criteria I use when picking non-list films, but it seems to work as often as not. 1,504 more words


Napoleon's Digital Debut on DVD, Blu-ray, and On Tour

The titan of silent cinema is finally going digital, in cinemas and on blu-ray!  Abel Gance’s epic portrait of the French military commander has a long history in its own right, and public screenings of it with musical accompaniment have become rare in the modern era.  729 more words